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Fannin County EMA
Tuesday August 13th, 2019 :: 10:30 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 10:00PM

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Towns County in northeastern Georgia... Central Lumpkin County in north central Georgia... Southeastern Gilmer County in north central Georgia... Northern White County in northeastern Georgia... Northwestern Dawson County in north central Georgia... Northeastern Pickens County in north central Georgia... Central Union County in north central Georgia... Southeastern Fannin County in north central Georgia...

* Until 1000 PM EDT.

* At 928 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Talking Rock to Black Gap Shelter to Vogel State Park to near Titus, moving southeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Jasper, Hiawassee, Young Harris, East Ellijay, Helen, Suches, Unicoi State Park, Amicalola Falls State Park, Sequoyah Lake, Robertstown, Blue Mountain Shelter, Titus, Woods Hole Shelter, Low Gap Shelter, Fausett Lake, Len Foote Hike Inn, Cartecay, Vogel State Park, Anna Ruby Falls and Stover Creek Shelter.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DAWSON, GA ... UNION, GA ... FANNIN, GA ... GILMER, GA ... LUMPKIN, GA ... PICKENS, GA ... WHITE, GA ... TOWNS, GA

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. If you see wind damage...hail or flooding...wait until the storm has passed...and then call the National Weather Service toll free at 1 8 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 6 6 or tweet us your report at NWSATLANTA.

Address/Location
Fannin County EMA
20 Station Ridge
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-632-1958

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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